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Obama Says McCain Would Be Better Than Bush

Updated: 05/12/2008 - Democrat Barack Obama, who often argues that John McCain is the same as President Bush, said Sunday that the Republican presidential candidate would be better for the country than Bush has been.

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OPEC Chief: Oil Prices Would Go Higher Regardless of Supply

Updated: 05/12/2008 - OPEC Secretary-General Abdullah el al-Badri said Sunday oil prices would likely go higher and that the group was ready to raise production if the price pressure was due to a shortage of supply — something he doubted.

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McCain: Cutting Taxes More Important Than Balanced Budget

Updated: 05/12/2008 - Republican John McCain said Sunday that cutting taxes and stimulating the economy are more important than balancing the budget, and accused both Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama of supporting tax hikes that would worsen the impact of a recession.

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Benedict Praises US Church as Visit Ends

Updated: 05/12/2008 - Pope Benedict XVI celebrated Mass and American Catholicism in storied Yankee Stadium on Sunday, telling his massive U.S. flock to use its freedoms wisely as he closed out his first papal trip to the United States.

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'Forbidden Kingdom' Fights to Top of Box Office With $20.9M

Updated: 05/12/2008 - A martial arts dream team — Jackie Chan and Jet Li — won the weekend as their movie matchup "The Forbidden Kingdom" debuted at No. 1 with $20.9 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday.

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Body May Be That of Missing Wichita Woman

Posted: 04/20/2008 - The 12-day search for a Wichita woman who disappeared from her home earlier this month apparently ended this weekend when a body was found near her home.

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Jaguar Land Rover CEO Polites dies at 60 after illness

Posted: 04/20/2008 - Jaguar and Land Rover's Chief Executive Geoff Polites, who is credited with steering the storied British luxury brands through the ongoing sale process to India's Tata Motors Ltd., has died. He was 60.

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Moms And Young Children From Texas Ranch To Be Parted

Posted: 04/20/2008 - Adult mothers who have been allowed to stay with their young children since they were taken from a polygamous sect will be separated from them after DNA sampling is completed next week, a child welfare official said Saturday.

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Pope Blesses Ground Zero In NYC

Posted: 04/20/2008 - Pope Benedict XVI visited ground zero on Sunday, blessing the site of the World Trade Center terrorist attacks and asking God to bring "peace to our violent world."

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Green funerals make for eco-exits

Posted: 04/20/2008 - It's no longer enough to live a greener life - now people are being encouraged to be environmentally friendly when they leave the Earth too.

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Olympic flame arrives in Malaysia

Posted: 04/20/2008 - Malaysia (AP) -- The Olympic flame arrived in Malaysia on Sunday ahead of a relay in which it will be guarded by 1,000 police watching for protests against China's Tibet crackdown and human rights record.

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Rice visit to Iraq intended to promote gains

Posted: 04/20/2008 - Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is in Iraq to promote fresh political gains she says are flowing from government-led assaults on radical militias.

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Moms and young children from Texas ranch to be parted

Posted: 04/20/2008 - Adult mothers who have been allowed to stay with their young children since they were taken from a polygamous sect will be separated from them after DNA sampling is completed next week, a child welfare official said Saturday.

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Oil conference opens as prices hit high

Posted: 04/20/2008 - The chief executive of Eni SpA said Sunday that the share of profits taken by governments of oil-rich countries is cutting international oil companies' profits, in some cases below their capital costs.

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North Korea, trade top Bush talks with South Korean leader

Posted: 04/20/2008 - President Bush and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak said Saturday they still expect North Korea to fully declare its nuclear weapons programs and proliferation activities in a way that can be verified. Bush tamped down assertions that the U.S. is going soft on the communist regime so the nuclear standoff can be resolved before he leaves office.

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China urges 'calm' as anti-Western protests continue

Posted: 04/20/2008 - China appeared to be trying to rein in a growing nationalistic fervor, urging its citizens to be "calm" and "rational" in the face of anti-Western protests against French retailer Carrefour that spread Sunday to more cities across the country.

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Clinton, Obama press for advantage ahead of pivotal primary

Posted: 04/20/2008 - Barack Obama cast his Democratic presidential rival Saturday as a game-player who uses "slash and burn" tactics and will say whatever people want to hear, a sharp jab at her character in the final chapter of the pivotal Pennsylvania primary campaign.

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